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10-06-2008, 03:07 PM   #1
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Check this before asking for a lens price

I am sure Pentax did them this way in the back glass/brass era, but even today, with lots of plastic molded parts, it is still a painstaking process.

YouTube - How camera lenses are made

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10-06-2008, 05:59 PM   #2
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That was cool, thank you for posting this.

The video shows the creation of individual lenses, the assembly of cemented lens groups, and the assembly of the lenses in the barrel.

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